• Senior Financial Analyst, Overhead Reporting

    Locations US-CA-Hollywood
    Paramount Pictures
  • Overview and Responsibilities

    The Senior Financial Analyst will handle various financial reporting and accounting matters for Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC) Overhead Reporting. The SFA will also assist with finance projects related to technical accounting, process improvements, and system implementations.


    The position reports to the Senior Manager, Overhead Reporting, and there will be significant interaction with budget coordinators throughout the organization.

    • Populate monthly financial reporting schedules and provide to Planning
    • Analyze actuals vs. forecast (Budget / Estimate) and explain fluctuations
    • Analyze fringe balances and prepare quarterly fringe accruals based on the latest estimates
    • Prepare annual multi-employer pension project
    • Prepare corporate cost allocations
    • Prepare invoices for charges to Viacom
    • Prepare and park monthly and quarterly journal entries and accruals as required
    • Reconcile balance sheet accounts related to overhead
    • Clear conversion accounts ensuring they net to zero
    • Clear suspense/clearing accounts (including payroll and T&E) ensuring they net to zero
    • Balancing of financial systems
    • Validate Quarterly and YTD Earnings Books
    • Prepare Quarterly Balance Sheet File for Planning Team
    • Assist with audit requests
    • Back-up for Capital Acquisition/Disposal forms initial review
    • Back-up Aviation Department
    • Produce other ad hoc reporting and manage special projects as assigned 

    Basic Qualifications

    • 2+ years' experience in a finance or accounting related role
    • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or related field
    • Proficiency in Microsoft office and advanced Excel skills
    • Strong (and current) technical knowledge of US GAAP
    • Previous experience in the Entertainment Industry strongly desired
    • Knowledge of Hyperion (Essbase/Smartview) and SAP strongly desired


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